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PFC CSKA Moscow

Russian association football club in Moscow

PFC CSKA Moscow (Russian: Профессиональный футбольный клуб - ЦСКА, or English: Professional Football Club — Central Sports Club of Army [Moscow]) is a Russian football club from the capital city of Moscow. The team was more successful during the Soviet Union. Their biggest rival is Spartak Moscow. But PFC CSKA Moscow has the most fans. PFC CSKA Moscow was also the first Russian team to win the UEFA Cup (UEFA Europa League).

CSKA Moscow
Full nameПрофессиональный футбольный клуб ЦСКА Москва
(Professional Football Club, Central Sport Club of the Army, Moscow)
Nickname(s)Koni (Horses)
Krasno-sinie (Red-blues)
Armeitsy (Militarians)
Founded27 August 1911; 107 years ago (1911-08-27)
GroundVEB Arena
Luzhniki Stadium (UEFA Champions League matches)
Ground Capacity30,457
OwnerVadim Giner
PresidentYevgeni Giner
Head coachViktor Goncharenko
LeagueRussian Premier League
2018–194th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Past Names of the ClubEdit

1911-1922 - Общество Любителей Лыжного Спорта (English: Amateur Society of Skiing Sports)
1923 - Russian: Опытно-Показательная Площадка Всеобуча) (English: Experimental & Demonstrational Playground of Military Education Association)
1924-1927 - Опытно-Показательная Площадка Военведа (English: Experimental & Demonstrational Playground of Military Administration)
1928-1950 - Спортивный Клуб Центрального Дома Красной Армии (English: Sports Club of Central House of the Red Army)
1951-1956 - Спортивный Клуб Центрального Дома Советской Армии (English: Sports Club of Central House of the Soviet Army)
1957-1959 - Центральный Спортивный Клуб Министерства Обороны (English: Central Sports Club of the Ministry of Defense)
1960–Present — Центральный Спортивный Клуб Армии (English: Central Sports Club of Army)

TitlesEdit

European Russia Soviet Union
UEFA Cup : 2005 Russian Premier League : 2002, 2005, 2006, 2012-2013 Soviet Top League : 1946, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1970, 1991
UEFA Super Cup : None Russian Cup : 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013 Soviet Cup : 1945, 1948, 1951, 1955, 1991

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